Enterprise Connect Unveils Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft Executives as Keynote Speakers

 Enterprise Connect Unveils Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft Executives as Keynote

Conference-within-a-Conference to Answer: "Is WebRTC Ready for Prime-Time?"

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Enterprise Connect, produced by
UBM Tech, today announces Avaya, Cisco and Microsoft are among the keynoters
at Enterprise Connect, the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise
communications and collaborations systems, software and services, taking place
March 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, FL. For
more information or to register, visit: enterpriseconnect.com/orlando/.

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"Designed to help IT, communications and collaboration decision makers
maximize their investment in systems, software and services, Enterprise
Connect will analyze the effect of new solutions on business processes and
employee productivity," said Fred Knight, Enterprise Connect General Manager.
"Our keynoters represent the leading industry suppliers, and are uniquely
suited to assess the benefits and challenges of emerging options in the
Unified Communications market, such as WebRTC, Cloud services, mobility and

The current keynote line-up includes:

  oAvaya's Kevin Kennedy, President & CEO
  oCisco's Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President & General Manager,
    Collaboration Technology Group
  oMicrosoft's Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President for Lync & Skype

Enterprise Connect also will present a full-day WebRTC Conference on Monday,
March 17. WebRTC is a still emerging technology that enables a browser-based
approach to real-time voice and video, and very few enterprises have
experience with it. The conference-within-a-conference uncovers the question,
"is WebRTC ready for prime time?" The six sessions will address technical
obstacles to deployment, include hands-on tutorials and host a panel of WebRTC
innovators. Analysts, vendors and consultants will all weigh in on how
WebRTC's future will evolve.

Enterprise Connect includes eight tracks of conference programming focused on
communication and collaboration technology and management issues. The Expo
will feature more than 150 providers of enterprise communications
applications, software and services. Diamond sponsors currently include:
Avaya, Blackberry, Cisco, Crestron Electronics, Dolby, Microsoft, NEC
Corporation and Unify.

About Enterprise Connect
Enterprise Connect is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP
Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications in North America.
Enterprise Connect® brings corporate IT decision makers together with the
industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to
enterprise networks and communications. Enterprise Connect® owns and produces
No Jitter, (http://www.nojitter.com/), providing daily blogging and analysis
of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly
email newsletter, a Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information,
visit http://enterpriseconnect.com/.

About UBM Tech
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technology communities through live events, online properties and custom
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